President Bush empathized with Abraham Lincoln on Monday, saying they both stood by their principles in the face of criticism during wartime.
There's a coupla teeny little differences between Bush and Lincoln.
First, Lincoln came up the hard way and was actually elected to office. He had to do it that way because he didn't have a corporate/political dynasty backing him in order that he might do their bidding.
Second, the Civil War was a real war. Lincoln didn't have to lie to start it.
Third, Lincoln had actual principles.
I would like very much to be able to compare Bush with Lincoln in an area of substance. I think Bush should take in a play. Perhaps we would be emancipated.